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becomes regarded by hoover as the most dangerous man in america. yes? after that we should mark him as the most dangerous in america from the standpoint of security. it is a sad commentary people say in our government would this is the most dangerous in america. >> i suspect as we celebrate america in the king years. lived five years after. by the time he dies he is regarded as the most dangerous man in america. the majority of americans had fallen out with dr. king. everyday black folk were mad at him because they thought he was not black enough. later, but byim the time he died was he not the man in america. >> he was pledging renewed allegiance to nonviolence. america made a choice that we are still living with, which is are we going to overcome our differences, or are we going to take the path of trying to enforce them with violence. i hope we will have a more balanced view of the choices. >> how subversive would his message be had he a chance to get to that microphone? kennedye that president .id not come to the march how dangerous might his message ?e >> his violence to the wo
foundation. the hkh foundation. barbara g. fleischman. and by our sole corporate sponsor, mutual of america, designing customized individual and group retirement products. that's why we're your retirement company. >> welcome. for each of us, there are days that are turning points. a day that changes our personal life, or a day that changes the nation. sometimes, very rarely, it's one and the same day. just such a day happened to me on wednesday, august 28th, 1963. i was 29 years old, the deputy director of the peace corps, with offices one block from the white house and a short walk from the lincoln memorial. that morning, largely on impulse, inspired by a friend, i joined the quarter of a million americans, people of every age and color, who had come for the march on washington. the event is now most famous for martin luther king, jr.'s "i have a cream "dream" speech, but like many of the others there, i was first transfixed by one of the other speakers, the youngest on the platform. >> brother john lewis. >> his name was john lewis. he had just been named head of sncc, the student nonviol
and the march that changed america. >> people were all the way down. and you just saw hundreds and thousands of individuals. i'm john lewis, and i was the youngest speaker. ten of us spoke. i spoke number six. dr. king spoke number ten. and out of the ten people that spoke that day, i'm the only one still around. >> congratulations. >> what's that? >> congratulations. >> thank you very much. >> it was a great moment in american life. >> you were his friend? >> yeah. i got to know dr. king. i met him in 1958 when i was 18. but i first heard of him when i was 15 years old in the 10th grade. we worked together. we marched together. we got arrested together in selma, alabama. >> have you ever heard this story before? >> yes, i have. >> you have? >> i watched it on tv. >> you did? >> so you know about the sit-ins? the freedom ride? >> yeah. >> people marching for the right to vote? you know, i was on the march from selma to montgomery. i was beaten. on march 7th, 1965, a group of us, about 600 people, black and white, many young people, some people who had just left church, decided to march from
the past 50 years. today america has its first black president. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear -- >> and african americans do routinely hold top posts like secretary of state, attorney general, national security advisor. top corporations like merck, american express, mcdonald's and xerox have had or have now black ceo's. oprah winfrey is america's second black billionaire, following in the footsteps of publishing mogul robert l johnson. african americans are among the country's top sports stars and celebrities in fields one restricted by racing, swelling the ranks of black millionaires. yet in other ways america is far from king's dream. racial divides persist in income, educational achievement, and poverty. question, are we less conscious of race today than in 1963, more conscious of race today, or are things about the same? pat buchanan. >> i think we're probably more conscious right now, john, but i was at the march on washington. i was up there in the lincoln memorial when dr. king gave that address. and it was a moment really when the cresting of the civil rights movement,
sponsor, mutual of america, designing customized individual and group retirement products. that's why we're your retirement company. >> welcome. there's hardly a sentient grown-up in this country who isn't aware that our economy is no longer working for vast numbers of everyday people. the rich and powerful have more wealth and power than ever. everyone else keeps losing ground. between 2009 and 2011 alone, income fell for 99% of americans, while it rose 11% for the top 1%. since the worst of the financial crisis, that top 1% has captured the increases in income while the rest of the country has floundered. stunning, isn't it? the behavior of many of those one percenters brought on the financial crisis in the first place. we turned around and rescued them, and now their wealth is skyrocketing once again. at the bottom, working people are practically flat on their back. we talk a lot about what's happening to the middle class, but the american dream's really become a nightmare for the poor. just about everyone has an opinion about the trouble we're in. the blame game is at fever pitch in
it could affect manufacturing. we kick off a special series called made in america. >> it was a stunning late day capper today to a day of major news affecting the newspapers you read, the websites you visit, the tv networks you watch, and the cable systems you may subscribe to. amazon.com founder and ceo is buying the publishing business of the washington post company. which includes the fames newspaper for $250 million. the post long run by members of the eugene meyer and graham families reached the peak of its fame for tough reporting, during the watergate era. baso says, i understand the critical role the post plays in washington, d.c., and our nation, and the post's values will not change. according to an sec filing, the rest of the company will change its name within 60 days of the deal's closing and investors like the news. they sent shares of washington post higher after hours. >>> another media legend. newsweek, once owned by the washington post company was sold again. this time to ibt media. this is the all digital news publisher of the international business times. the price a
. >> corporate america and the economic emerged and the republican and democratic party merged and brought in low, cheap products and offered a lot of jobs and changed america, not for the better. >> eleanor? >> i agree there's no significant labor move in the country and we really could use it. corporate america is the bull in the china shop, and china metaphor there is also meant. but when i look at the setting with amazon, if you're the owner of an independent bookstore, you're not going to like the president chose this setting. they did announce they're creating 4,000 jobs, setting up distribution centers and the phrase that's use side bricks and click. they have acknowledged that they do support some sort of an internet tax, and so there could have, on the progressive end of how it works with our tax system. jeff bazos, the genius behind amazon, is one of silicone valley, california start ups. they're getting into policy, just with facebook is hill on the way side. it's almost like another government there. in that sense, this is recognizing the future, and the future is here. >> the you app
. >> part time america, job growth slows, hourly earnings shrink. part time positions rise. what is behind the trends and what do they mean for the fed and your money? >>> frozen out. not even the rise in part time jobs is helping teenagers much. they can't find work and that is putting pressure on retailers. >> and know your options, when insurance won't cover your long-term care needs, what are the alternatives? we'll tackle that as we wrap up the series how to navigate long-term care. that and more tonight on "nightly business report" for friday august 2nd. >>> good evening everyone. american businesses weren't hiring much in july. it was supported to show 183,000 new jobs were added. it didn't. only 162,000 people got jobs, the slowest month since march. the numbers for may and june were revised down. hampton pearson takes a closer look behind the numbers. the reason why the jobless rate is lower and the troubling trends in the market. >>> economiests say factors with employers adding just 162,000 workers to payroll and a downward division of 26,000 jobs from the g
are making a big come back and competing against foreign rivalers. our made in america series continues tonight on "nightly business report" for tuesday, august 6th. >>> good evening everyone. president obama taking aim today at boosting homeownership by proposing an overhaul of the massive mortgage market. his targets, long-term political hot potatoes. diana olick joins us from washington with more on what all this might mean. >> reporter: suzy, it should come as no surprise mortgage is front and center, as interest rates are rising, credit is the last barrier to full housing recovery. >> our housing market is beginning to heal. >> reporter: president obama returned to arizona, one of the hardest hit states in the housing crash four years after using this dessert backdrop. >> we got to turn the badpage o the bubble and bust. we need a housing system durable and fair and rewards responsibility for generations to come. >> reporter: it's reforming the nation's 10 trillion dollar mortgage market making it easier for home buyers and putting capital at the center of housing finance ask pulli
to see for ourselves in our special series made in america. we have all that and more tonight on "nightly business report" for wednesday, august 7th. >>> good evening everyone and welcome. call it the summer stumble. it doesn't qualify as a swoon or full fledged sale off yet but u.s. stocks fell dropping like dominos. japan notably declined 4% as the yen rose against the dollar. here in the u.s. investors seemed unsettled by reoccurring fed chatter thinking the u.s. may scale back stimulus in september maybe not. if not, maybe the end of the year. either way, investors didn't like it. the dow dropped 48 points and the nasdaq to 3654 and the s&p 500 closed at 1690 and change. >>> since 1987, august is the worst month for stocks, so what should investors do? joining us with his thoughts, global market strategist at jp morgan funds. andres there is a summer lull. what is the smart thing for investors to do? do you buy, sale, just sit tight? >> for the active investor, short-term investment horizon nobody wants to be a hero this august considering how strong the markets rallied. if you're a l
to integrate america's then all- white pastime. it was a courageous move by both men. robinson endured horrendous opposition, of course, from racially charged taunts to death threats, all the while triumphing on the field. rickey took on the baseball establishment, defied owners, general managers, and fans. that important piece of history is front and center in "42," a movie that celebrates how rickey and robinson changed america. before we start our conversation with harrison ford, let's take a look. proof--do you do it it? >> i love baseball. i have given my whole life to it. 40-odd years ago, i was at a university, and we had a negro catcher, the best hitter on the so i am laid low, broken because of the color of his skin and i did not do enough to help. i told myself. unfair atsomething ,he heart of the game i love and i knew that when the time came that i could no longer do i could love baseball again. tavis: first of all, good to see you again, welcome back. >> thanks. thanks for having me. tavis: congratulations, number one last weekend. >> yeah, i'm very pleased. tavis: off to
businesses to survive and thrive. we'll meet one owner whose putting the made in america slogan to the test as our special series continues tonight on "nightly business report" for thursday, august 8th. >>> good evening everyone. our top story tonight, banks under fire. remember those controversial financial products that were at the center of the financial crisis? they are back in the spotlight, and so is jp morgan chase. the bank revealed it's facing two investigations by the department of justice, both criminal and civil involving the sale of mortgage backed securities. as jackie reports, jp morgan isn't the only one under scrutiny as they ramp up investigations of the largest banks. >> reporter: the government is turning up the heat on banks about their dealings with mortgage backed securities. in a filing yesterday it's the target of parallel, civil and criminal invelst gages. the probe relates to low quality mortgages packaged and sold in securities between 2005 and 2007. the california prosecutor came to a preliminary conclusion jp morgan violated certain securities laws in connectio
.s. but not just workers benefit. who else is reaping the rewards as we wrap up the series made in america. all that and more tonight on "nightly business report" for friday, august 9th. >>> and good evening everyone and welcome. i'm tyler mathisen along with sue herrera. susie gharib has the night off. in a far-reaching press conference today, the first in three months, to took questions and gave answers on top picks critically important to american business. he tackled healthcare reform and the possibility of a government shut down to immigration, privacy and whom he might choose as the next chairman of the federal reserve. >> good evening, tyler, the president addressed a series of issues, as you say, in his press conference today and said he doesn't think the leaker from the nsa, edward snowden, is a patriot and released a series of reforms he would like to implement. here is how the president described what he would like to do. >> we can't and must be more transparent so i directed the intelligence community to make public as much information about these programs as possible. we have alrea
. the other thing is that it has been 50 years since the crest of the movement, and america still does not really appreciate how much we benefit from that. there are still many people hiding from the great benefits of the 1960's, so i wanted to do something to crystallize that. the lessons from the people in the civil rights era. tavis: what lessons do you think that the american public, by and large, as we approach the anniversary -- we will talk about that in a moment -- what do they still seem blind to? >> george wallace pledged segregation forever. this country was segregated. all through the south, in the constitutions of the southern states, there was not a single public official that advocated the end of segregation. now, that is gone. and not only has that benefited african-american citizens to the point that we have one now in the white house, but it has benefited women, the disabled, senior citizens, and even, of course, the white south, when it was invested in segregation, it was the poorest region in the country. you had never heard of the sun belt, and it has benefited tre
to conversational piece when it comes to music -- berkeley, juilliard, it is the largest music school in america. the beauty of it is there is nothing going on in indiana. i am so grateful for that time. i was a freshman and did not realize it. reed hall is so close to the music. i did not realize these future great artists were living in my dorms. artists were in those dorms because they can walk across the street to the music school. the fact i waste around so many artists. i should have stuck with lessons. that you do not have in common with me. you stuck with it and got good at it. greatve got some collaborations on this project. >> there is entrÉe botticelli, .he great mark knopfler i have been fortunate enough, when i look back on my career, the one decision i made that aided me more than most is in 1982 when i moved to new york city for the first time, it was the first explosion of wynton marsalis. i really thought he set up a glass ceiling that all the people that play in the same style, i thought they would never be able to penetrate that ceiling because winton has it covered. i am his
the first song was recorded in 1962, maybe 1961. at the voice of america radio station. this fellow heard me playing the guitar at a party and i said, i have to get you on tape. i have lots of stuff. it was a real to rio. there was nothing to do. year in high school, i would have been there back in tampa. that was all that i had. that recording, my style had emerged virtually whole. i was startled when i heard it four years later. appreciative are you that your style emerged whole? >> the chaos of my family and the moving that we did. that tape managed to survive. we were pretty chaotic. the second thing i am grateful for. i've played lead guitar and grateful somewhat. not wait to get electrified guitar. the music that you're making, could not wait. eric clapton, those boys. tavis: there was a point in time where you had written a couple songs the you were sure were not that good. i asked you to set your humility aside. what song was it, that you're that's-- you recall good? >> for what it's worth. i had finally gotten the band coming up and we were over the royal canyon. for aere having a f
community. talk to me about place. to me about class inside of black america. pre-k's lass has a lot to do with it. there are people that are so satisfied with their own situation, that they don't stop to realize how much they need to reach back to other people. they are just satisfied with denouncing people who are for and are in communities where there are problems, and not doing what they ought to do, and feeling like they got ahead on their own. i have heard so many people say that lately, that i did what i need to do by myself, so these people can pick up and do what they need to do by themselves. that is totally unrealistic. so there is a class problem in the black community as well as there being a class problem in the nations large among all the people who live here. why do you not believe that black children in particular in the black community writ large has fallen so far behind that we ain't never going to catch up, pardon my english. >> were going to catch up because we've got to catch up. we are investing our time and training the next generation of young servant leaders who a
, hardest talks. >>> issue one, egypt erupts. >> america wants to be a partner in the egyptian people's pursuit of a better future and we are guided by our national interest in this long standing relationship. but our partnership must also advance the principles that we believe in. and that so many egyptians have sacrificed for these last several years no matter what party or faction they belong to. >> reporter: the egyptian police and security forces launched a coordinated operation to clear the streets of cairo, of tens of thousands of muslim brotherhood protesters who were demanding the return of the ousted president mohammed. it left 46 egyptian police and 525 protesters dead. some 3,700 injured. the crackdown was the second time that the president and his supporters have ignored military ultimatums. the first time that mr. mosey was ousted by the militant after refusing to reconcile the pro-democracy protesters. and this time the supporters openly declared that they would rather die than abandon their protest. this bloody outcome has lead president obama to cancel annual joint u.
avengers in 12 days i would take a long vacation, and america would have been very angry at me. it is all character stuff. i think what made me able to do , people ihe actors knew i could trust, that we were all on the same page because you cannot have surprises. you struck gold lately. i was looking at your work, and we all know there is no such thing as an overnight success, but you really have struck lightning. it happened for you in this space and time. i am curious. what makes it happen for a particular person? everybody has got something they are trying to get done, yet for certain individuals it starts clicking. that happened for you. >> if we are talking about the i have been a yearssional writer for 24 , so there were a lot of nights. avengers happens because of connections. proving your self. i got the most was how did you get this job? it was the groundwork i made for years of making tv and proving myself and building up to it and building this troupe of actors. started a micro- to make our own stuff. it is years and years of extreme effort. i do not do anything else. i do not
was concerned about was bringing about that ideal for everyone. all lives in america have been changed. >> how subversive would king's message be today were he here? suggests to me his message would be a bit too much tond handle right now. >> you could say the same thing about jesus. in a way when you have a it is hard toer, live up to that vision, and i think that is what king challenges us to do. he did not start when the voting rights act passed the right good he could have retired -- voting rights act passed. he could have retired, but instead he went to memphis in 1968. he was taking on the vietnam war. this was a person who understood his mission stood for more than itting legislation passed. is our responsibility to understand if he were here he would still close that gap l and reality,ea because we still have not made that ideal reality for many parts of the country. in every library i have the entire collection of skiing g papers. kin there is no better anthology of atk about what dr. king said stanford. dr. carson's latest book is called martin's dream. onnk you for your work keeping
business except the edge looks bad. certain geographies, northern europe, north america look good but japan, china don't look as good. what chambers said is cisco is commited to delivering on the financial model they put out around 61, 62% gross margins and growth overall in earnings faster than revenue in most quarters. that necessitates these cuts. there is lots of questions going forward about whether cisco will be able to grow most of the time in that five to seven percent revenue band john chambers promised. >> tomorrow a lot of investors will wonder how cisco is saying translates to other tech companies, which might be impacted by comments tonight? >> suzy, i think you've got to consider what we saw from ibm. what we saw from oracle a few weeks ago having issues with revenue. does this global uncertainty mean that demand overall is getting soft in certain markets, emerging markets where cisco sited real uncertainty. some markets strong, some weak. i think that will be the question from cisco that then gets asked to a lot of other executives in the days ahead. are you seeing the same u
but that isn't stopping many of america's farmers from investing in the next big thing in farming, technology. >>> but first, here is a check on how the international markets closed today . >>> it looks like the website of the new york times was hacked. it was down today and the newspaper's vice president of corporate communications said the outage was most likely the result of a quote, malicious external attack. they are working to get the site up again. >>> more troubles for america's largest bank. the u.s. government is demanding $6 billion from jp morgan chase to settle allegations it misrepresented the risks of some mortgage backed securities sold to fannie mae and freddie mac before the financial crisis. later, many investments went back. in a lawsuit against jp morgan and other banks, the finance agaency said the bank over statd the ability of the borrowers to repay their mortgage loans, end quote. in this article, jp morgan is saying it will resist paying that big a penalty. >>> more good news to tell you about in housing. home prices in june shot up 12.1% from the same month last yea
not? >> it never showed it self. ien i came here to america steele, and everything took off. i did not have the desire to go back on stage. as i got older i watched people in productions. i go to the theater and see friends. tohink there might be a time get back up there and prove myself. it is a nagging it should -- itch to go back there. tavis: i am not an actor, but i have been reading about that ler and herette mid return to broadway. as i read about her and sicily now 88, they say it does not necessarily get easier as you get older, so if you are going to do this, you might want to figure some out. you are still a young guy, but it does not get easier. you to get to the point where you regret you did not do it. >> that is true. 60 is knocking on the door. tavis: you do not look anything like it. >> i like taking movies, and i love the world of filmmaking. that is what really turns me on. it always has and still does, so we will see about the theater. tavis: where and how do you find love for doing stuff that is not lock buster blockbuster stuff when you know what that kind of
down down, stocks fell sharply today, concerns about the consumer and corporate america. has something changed in the economy? and what does it mean for your money? >> walmart says shoppers aren't shopping, spenders aren't spending and profits won't be what was predicted the what the walmart's woes say about the broader economy. >>> and housing disconnect. home builders are more optimistic than they have been in eight years. "nightly business report" for thursday, august 15th. >>> good evening everyone and welcome. the drip, drip, drip of sliding stock prices turned into something more today, something like a tarrant. investors digested troubled news with walmart and cisco and claims mean the federal reserve will reduce stimulus sooner rather than later. the dow is 546 points or 3.5% below the all-time high hit on august 2. the s&p 500 is 48 points or 2.8% below the peak set that day. new today's sell off accounts for half of those declines from the all-time highs, the dow down 225 points, the nasdaq lost 63 and the s&p 500 lower by 24. but it wasn't just stocks that fell today. bond p
at some point the bubble will burst and we'll see a systematic financial crisis like what occur in america in 2008. >> reporter: with china in one of the biggest credit booms in history. >>> and coming up on the program, want to know if more americans are feeling optimistic about the economy? you may find the answer on the road to this labor day weekend. we'll explain. >>> first a check how commodities, currencies and treasuries performed today. >>> the tesla electric carp can obviously take a charge and a hit. the sedan is awarded the highest rating ever by the national highway safety administration. every make and model was tested by the agency and the model s with five-star crash rating set a new record for the lowest likelihood of injury to occupants in the event of a crash. there is no gas tank and the rear mounted engine allows for a much longer crumple zone in the front of the car. >>> no matter what car you drive or how safe it is, aaa says that more of us will be hitting the roads this labor day weekend. hampton pearson has more on the holiday forecast and what it says about the e
in latin america's largest economy. >>> now, some of those same countries are straddled with debt and political uncertainty and for american companies that have exposure to the markets, the risk is big. we have more on what it could mean for your money. >> reporter: emerging markets, once considered the saviors of the world economy thriving even in the face of the u.s. and europe's receptions, but now the brick nations are threatened by debts, inflation and political uncertainty and those risks could hit the bottom line on some of the biggest companies in the u.s. it's a double whammy for the multi national, the emerging market currencies mixed their products and services less competitive and profits made in local currencies are worth less in dollar terms. agricultural names have exposure to brazil, a country dealing with political uncertainty. texaco and alcoa generate sales in russia. in india, a country dealing with rising inflation, american tower and pea body energy do a great deal of business. lastly, china, companies like advanced micro device vices generate more than 50% o
. the first was a singer from peru named him a sumac. latin america. the second one was the right of spring by igor stravinsky. the third one was charlie parker , charles crystal -- charles christopher parker. so i took my final test. this was my third year of high school. and i got up. i was the first one to get up after a hundred questions are so. i thought i did something wrong. the teacher said, when you get up, you have to leave the classroom. she said, class, i want to show you something. she held my paper up. they couldn't see the answers. that she had on the front 100 or an a. she said, i want you to think about this because a lot of them had been studying is it since they were six years old. she said this is a perfect test paper knowing to think about it. i was walking down the hall and i was thinking about it, too. [laughter] tavis: there is a lot in that story that i could unpack, that tickles me and turns me on. the part that i am most moved by is, when you are skipping school iif that happened today, literally just months ago did a primetime special here for pbs called educatio
.2 trillion in corporate profits from america's biggest companies being held in offshore accounts to avoid taxes. a study from the watchdog research group that analyzes regulatory filings of the top 100 publicly traded companies found 82 of them have subsid yardries in shelters like hong kong. topping the list general electric, apple, microsoft. >>> with all that money parked overseas, it looks like investors are putting more money into bond funds. a new report from the investment company institute shows that last week more than 4 billion flowed into long-term taxable bond funds, the first time in at least a month investors put money into taxable fixed vehicles. in the same period, more than $2 billion was pulled out of municipal bond funds. when you think of banks you think of the giants, jp morgan, wells fargo, but those that hold a lot survived the financial crisis in tact and are attracting attention and new investors. >> reporter: for small banks, the economic recovery is an uphill battle but it appears they are starting to get a stronger engine. >> problem loans are down, new loan or
thanks to the biggest market latin america, but the department of justice rejected the company's 12 million dollar offer to settle a bribery probe. ding dong avenon falling closin4 times normal volume. >>> coming up, a perfect storm is hitting the long-term care insurance industry and now with baby boomer demand expected to rise, is there any fix in sight? the second part of special series how to navigate long-term care is next, but first, a look at how commodities, currencies and treasuries faired today. >>> a day of rallies for insurance stocks. they anticipate higher short-term interest rates from the federal reserve. lincoln national and metlife, the largest filed the biggest gains. pru terrible, aflac posed increases. >>> the long-term care industry, many missed prices misjudging how expensive nursing home and in home care would get. the industry responded with new prices but some say the government now needs to step in to make it easier and more affordable for more ageing baby boomers to sign up for coverage. bertha coombs has the second in nbr series on how to navigate long-t
: this will not surprise you, and i say this, of course, with all due respect. everybody in america is talking about "downton abbey" except in the black barbershops, except in the black beauty salons. i know i'll get mail about this from persons of color in this audience on pbs who love "downton abbey." i suspect that might be not because people of color don't like period pieces, julian, but because it'd be nice to see yourself represented on the screen at some point. >> well, watch this space. >> we, no, we have a good black character coming up in the fourth series, played by gary carr. he's a chap called jack ross. he's kind of a fairly major storyline. i was very keen that he should be a positive character. quitek -- i feel this strongly, so you must stop me if it's boring -- but so many black characters in television drama are victims and things are not going well for them and even when they're positive, even when they're sympathetic, everything's terrible. i feel for black young men and women it's very important that you see people on the screen who are not victims. it's not all going badly. be
america, when he was in argentina, when he was in havana, and the crowd, just the adoration on their faces for this man is just, it's really something to behold. tavis: one of the things i've always - and i want you to comment on this - one of the things i've always loved about music in spanish is that even if you don't know what they're saying, it's sexy. >> it is. oh. tavis: oh, man. (laughter) it's sexy, it's smooth, it is soothing. >> yes it is. tavis: they could be cussing me out for all i know. >> that's right. tavis: but it sounds good. >> yes, it does. tavis: so tell me more about what it feels like to sing in spanish. >> i tell you, the first time i started hearing myself, hearing these tracks back and these vocals, i looked at my musical director, who always goes with me when i'm recording, and i said, "i think i like myself singing in spanish better than english." my voice just takes on this - because i don't know how much you've heard of the record, but tavis: i've heard it. >> you could tell. it sounds like natalie cole, but it doesn't sound like natalie cole, and i think the
to moves in interest rates. mcneil curry for bank of america merrill lynch says as rates push higher, so does the anxiety on the street. >> definitely, it is the push higher in interest rates leading to increase in anxiety in equities forcing them to correct to the downside. >> reporter: this leaves a lot of people asking, if the markets are correcting, how big of a move will it be? time will tell. for "nightly business report,". >>> home builders broke ground on more new homes in july. the trouble is increase was mostly a 20% jump in apartment buildings. while construction of more profitable single-family homes fell. permits for future construction fell slightly. shares of some of the nation's biggest builders were mixed today. lennar ended higher and rye lend, dr horton closed lower. >>> an update on detroit's bankruptcy. the federal judge presiding over the biggest bankruptcy filing in u.s. history order add mediator to handle negotiations with the city's unions and two largest pension funds. the idea is to save money on litigation against the city and speed up a resolution of this hi
, that is good for job creation, that is -- makes america the economic powerhouse that it's always been and i hope it always will be. and which also preserves the earth in a good way. >> here in california it's also good politics, the fact of the matter is california has let the nation in many ways including environmental legislation for decades. so if you look at the clean air act, if you look at the clean water act, if you look at the miles per gallon regulations they have come from california. >> you call yourself a business democrat yet it's business that poses a lot of these policies you're promoting in terms of carbon taxes and other things that promote green energy. >> there are elements of the business community that are pushing back and those tend to be companies involved in fossil fuels. and they see their job as representing their economic interests and their shareholders. that's fine. but the fact of the smart from a business standpoint there are plenty of businesses that profit dramatically from new kinds of energy, from advanced thinking about energy that are going to create m
operations. operations outside of north america typically tend to be more volatile. still raymond james has an out perform rating on the stock which expects the company to out perform the s&p 500 over the next 12 to 18 months. for "nightly business report" i'm jackie dean gles. >>> are you ready for football on youtube. google is talking with the nfl and it looks like the search giant might make be a bit for the sunday ticket package, giving viewers streaming access to all games on youtube. right now direct tv pays about 1 billion a year to air the out of town game package but that contract expires after this season and google along with cable channels, broadcast networks and satellite providers are all tackling to win it. >>> and tell us the one stock, only one you would like the market monitor guest to discuss on friday. go to the website, nbr.com and click on the link to submit your question. tell us where you're from and maybe we'll tackle your question on friday. >> football on youtube. >> we shall see. long way to go before that happens. >> that's "nightly business report" for tonight
. >>> health care fraud is one of america's costliest issues. an estimated 80 billion-dollar sink hole every year. part of that takes place in small pharmacies across the country and andrea day got a front row seat to an undercover sting. >> reporter: we rode along with federal agents and local agents while they took down a pharmacy owner accused of milking medicaid and taxpayers out of almost a million bucks. we're now just blocks away from dna pharmacy in brooklyn, while another team is following the drugstore owner. watching from a distance as he leaves his house. >> following the guy now. >> reporter: as the team waits for word the owner is close, special agent in charge tom o'donald walks us through the alleged scheme. >> he billed medicaid for prescriptions he didn't need. >> reporter: a plan that went on for more than a year. he enticed patients to bring prescriptions to his pharmacy, but instead of filling prescriptions and handing out drugs, he allegedly handed out cash. >> 20 bucks, 30 bucks, 40 bucks per script. >> reporter: from there investigators said he billed medicaid for dru
? >> the show is like the scene from "coming to america." you're not sure what you're supposed to do and you go, "can i get an amen?" "amen." somebody jumps up, "i'm very happy to be here." [laughter] you're not really sure what you want to do. you're not sure if you want to breakdance, if you want to shout, if you want to throw the rock and roll symbol. tavis: yeah. >> but it's great. i tell people it's a mixture of james brown, sly and the family stone, the scene from out of "blues brothers" when everybody's doing backflips in church -- it's a mixture of all of that, and that's what you get at a robert randolph and the family band show. tavis: on this "lickety split" project, how did you -- give me some sense of the track selection, how you put together the project in terms of the songs. >> what we did putting together the record, because i've recorded probably 40 songs, and in choosing the songs that's actually on the "lickety split" album, we just wanted to make sure we kept the energy up. we had the signature guitar licks in all of the songs, the performances were good. but i'm real critic
but if you're sit income middle america, you have no idea. >> reporter: for five hours thursday, the nasdaq kept the press and public in the dark about the source of the glitch. the latest to hit the u.s. market and shake investor confidence. >> i think it actually hurts the people trying to get ahead and put back money and invest in stocks to save for their kids' college funds and save for their retirement. >> reporter: crisis management consultant knows it hurts the nasdaq's brand. in an e-mail he said we sleep at night because of the assumption they know what they are doing. this incident tells us they don't. assurances need to be give and based on something other than trust us. thursday's troubles, the second high profile problem in a year and a half. the facebook glitch resulted in a 10 million dollar fine and while he handled the halt investo investors say slow downs, shut downs and halt are part of digital age. >> we're in a fast technical world that wouldn't make me lose confidence in the system. >> reporter: for "nightly business report" i'm mary thompson. >>> this is a deal that c
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